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Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A famous Afghan signer, Zaher Howaida passed away due to a illness he was suffering in Hamburg, Germany, his relative said the other day.
One of his relatives, singer Farid Rastgar confirmed the death of Howaida who had left tens of songs, mostly reflecting pains and hardships of the Afghan people.
Besides singing, he was also a successful and talented theater actor.
Minister of Information and Culture Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen shared sympathy with his bereaved family and relatives and asked great patience for them.
His soul may rest in heaven.

Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Eight of March the day of women solidarity was marked in a gathering by the National Theater of Afghanistan.
Chairwomen of National Archive and National Theater and the Ministry of Information and Culture spoke at the meeting held on the occasion and emphasized to improve the situation of women who had suffered miserable conditions.
An imagistic show was also put in show outlining the situation of the women during the ceremony held at the national theater following which some gifts had also been distributed among them.
Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) also marked the Women World Day and ended after distributing some gifts for the female reporters.
According to another report, the woman international day was also marked at the attorney general office conference hall discussing the right according to the Islamic jurisprudence.
At the ceremony the message of ministry of women affairs had been read out by the head of economic expansion of the ministry.

Monday, March 05, 2012
Kabul (BNA)  It is determined that Wahid Qasimi, a famous singer of the country  along with a number of local singers will soon perform a concert titled “Our voice for peace” here in Kabul. 
The concert has been initiated by Wahid Qasimi with close cooperation of information and culture ministry. 
The concert which will be attended by a number of local singers from Herat, Budghis, Bamyan, Nangarhar and Badakhshan will be held on Friday in Kabul. 
Jalal Noorani, advisor of ministry of information and culture in a meeting with participants of the concert talked about the ministry’s efforts towards improvement of Afghan music and informed the singers of the start of a new program by the ministry, adding for launching the program. An envoy will travel soon around the country to gather the country’s local singers. 
Related to aim of the concert, Wahid Qasimi said, “The concert aims to encourage the people of Afghanistan towards peace.” 
He added he planned to perform such concerts in other provinces of the country.

Saturday, March 03, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The new building housing the National Radio-TV of Nangarhar was opened by Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen Minister of Information and Culture and the India ambassador to Kabul.
The new structure has been constructed with the financial support of India.
The new structure has been built with new standards having ten rooms, large conference hall and four large studios for recording programs.
The new structure covers an area of 50 Jiribs of land which is placed at the disposal of Ministry of Information and Culture by Governor of Nangarhar.
Dr. Raheen thanked India for assisting construction of the building and appreciated the Governor of Nangarhar for providing the land for the structure.
Dr. Raheen and his accompanying officials also visited Sarajul Emarat Palace of Ghazi Amanullah Khan in Jalalabad as well.
This palace once was the residence of King Amanullah Ghazi however during the crisis in Jalalabad it was toruched but Gul Agha Sherzai Governor of Nangarhar province repaired the palace with the assistance of donor foundations and retained its historical status.
Though 205 reconstruction work of the palace remains but Dr. Raheen promised that he will adopt measures for its completion.
Dr. Raheen and Indian ambassador visited the tomb of Najmudeen Akhundzada a Mujahid personality of the east during the Ghazi Amanullah reign and the tomb of Hajji Abdul Qadeer former vice president of president Karzai and laid wreaths of flowers on them.
Dr. Raheen and accompanying delegation attended a reception hosted in their honor by the Nangarhar Governor as well.